notice of taxes due

The second installment of Real Estate and Personal Property on the Grant List of October 1 ,2014 is due January 1, 2016, payable on or before February 1, 2016. Please note: We do not mail bills for this installment. If you are not sure whether you owe property taxes or not, particularly if you purcahsed property within the past six months, PLEASE inquire at the Tax Office so we can provide you with a bill before it becomes delinquent.

Anyone who registered a vehicle between October 1, 2014 and July 31, 2015 should have received a supplemental motor vehicle bill due January 1, 2016 payable on of before February 1, 2016. If you've received a bill for a vehicle you no longer own, you must contact the Assessor's Office and provide them with written proof in order to have a bill credited or taken off teh records. Dont' ignore the bill because you no longer have the vehicle.

Any bill remaining unpaid after February 1, 2016 will be charged interest at the rate of 1-1/2 percent per month from the due date, January 1, 2016. The minimum interest charge is $2. Interest must be charged when a bill is not paid on time, regardless of whether you receive the bill or not!

The Tax Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Payments can be made with cash, check or money order or Online. Credit/debit card payments can only be made online, not in person.

All copies of the bill must be presented at the tax office if you require a receipt. Anyone requesting a receipt without the entire bill will be charged a fee of $.50 per receipt. You can mail your payment to avoid waiting in line. We will return a paid receipt to you by mail ONLY if you include a self-addressed stampled envelope and the entire bill (Taxpayer's copy and remittance copy) with your payment.

Questions regarding assessments on your motor vehicles or paperwork required to adjust or remove a tax bill, should be directed to the Assessor's office at 203-758-4461. Questions regarding payment of taxes should be directed to the Tax Collector's office at the same number. Answers to many of your questions can be answered on the Frequently Asked Questions page.